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Ground Breaking Wiregrass Innovation Center to Open Fall 2025

Dothan – (WDNews) Exciting news is on the horizon for the Wiregrass region as plans for the Wiregrass Innovation Center take shape. This dynamic hub, slated to open in Fall 2025, promises to be a catalyst for growth, creativity, and entrepreneurship in the heart of downtown Dothan, Alabama.

The Wiregrass Innovation Center, situated within the newly established Carver Research Campus, aims to be a fertile ground where ideas flourish and businesses thrive. Spanning an impressive 45,000 square feet, the center will offer boundless opportunities for innovation and collaboration.

At the recent groundbreaking ceremony, Mayor Mark Saliba pressed gratitude to all involved in bringing this vision to life. Special thanks were extended to Kay Ivey for her support, alongside the city of Dothan and the Alabama legislature, which secured $20 million and another $10 Million from Wiregrass Foundation in funding for the state-of-the-art facility.

Commissioner Aristotle Kirkland emphasized the center’s role in providing access to education and fostering economic opportunities for current and future generations. “Service to many leads to greatness,” remarked Kirkland, highlighting the center’s potential impact on the local community.

Governor Kay Ivey applauded the Wiregrass Innovation Center as a destination for innovators and a pivotal hub for economic development. With a focus on research, innovation, genomics, education, and agricultural technology, the center is poised to become a national leader in ag-tech advancements by the end of 2025.

In a proud moment, it was announced that the surrounding area will be named the George Washington Carver Research Campus, signifying a commitment to excellence and pioneering spirit. Anchored by key players such as Hudson Alpha Wiregrass, the campus will feature collaborative workspaces and cutting-edge facilities tailored to meet the diverse needs of entrepreneurs and researchers alike.

Join us in embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and shaping the future of innovation at the Wiregrass Innovation Center, where endless possibilities await. Stay tuned for updates as we countdown to the grand opening in Fall 2025!